זה קורדאירו (ג'וזה קורדאירו)

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1942 Born in Sao Paulo, Brazil
Studied painting at FAAP College of the Armando Alvares Foundation with Nelson Nobrage, Sao Paulo
Studied Pop Art with German painter Ted Derich Llgars
Studied engraving with Paulo Menten at NUGRASP (Group of engravers of Sao Paulo), Sao Paulo
1966 Began his artistic career
1967 One of the Founders of the “Praca da Republica Art Fair”, Sao Paulo
1979 Moved to Santos, Sao Paulo, Brazil
1983 Moved to Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
1984 Founded the Casa de Arte Brasileira, Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
1990 Moved to Portugal
1993 Opened Porto Art Gallery 245, Porto, Portugal
2010 Returned to Sao Paulo, Brazil


Solo Exhibitions
1966 “Modern Art Salon”, Sao Paulo
1967 Oxumare Restaurant, Sao Paulo
1969 Oxumare Restaurant, Sao Paulo
1970 Pocket Gallery, Sao Paulo
1971 KLM Art Gallery, Sao Paulo
1971 ARPLA Art Gallery, Sao Paulo
1975 Martinelli Building, Sao Paulo
1975 Santa Minica Club Art Gallery, Sao Paulo
1979 Cultural Center of France, Sao Paulo
1979 Bima Art Gallery, Sao Paulo
1980 Sotheby’s Parket Benter, New York
1981 Municipal Art Gallery of Sao Bernardo do Campo, Brazil
1981 Bima Art Gallery, Sao Paulo
1983 Circolo Italiano Art Gallery, Sao Paulo
1988 Diario do Povo Art Gallery, Campinas, Sao Paulo
1996 Arte & Mar Art Gallery, Sesimbra, Portugal
2000 Nova Imagem Art Gallery, Lisbon
2001 Edmundo Cruz Art Gallery, Colares, Portugal
2002 Gallery Center, Lisbon
2002 Casa da Guia, Cascais, Portugal
2002 Casino Estoril Art Gallery, Estoril, Portugal
2002 Nova Imagem Art Gallery, Lisbon
2003 Artexpo 2003, Jacobs Javits Convention Center, New York
2003 Kelekian Art Gallery, Beirut, Lebanon
2003 Contemporary Art of Campinas, Campinas, Sao Paulo
2003 Amoreiras Art Gallery, Lisbon
2004 Gallery Center, Lisbon
2005 Coimbra Cultural Center, Coimbra, Portugal
2005 Artexpo 2005, Jacobs Javits Convention Center, New York
2005 Aquarela do Brazil Restaurant, Paco de Arcos, Portugal

Group Exhibitions
1968 XVII Salon of Modern Art, Sao Paulo
1969 AIAP Art Gallery, Sao Paulo
1970 2nd Salon of Contemporary Art, Sao Paulo
1970 2nd Salon of Contemporary Art of San Jose dos Campos, Sao Paulo
1970 1st Salon of Mogi Art, Mogi das Cruzes, Sao Paulo
1971 Portinari Gallery, Sao Paulo
1971 Museum of Folklore, Sao Paulo
1971 “Brazilian Painting”, Museum of Contemporary Art, Indiana, USA
1971 “Brazilian Painting”, University of Florida, Gainsville, USA
1971 “Bilder Aus Brazilian”, Munich, Germany
1971 Museum of Brazilian Art, Sao Paulo
1971 Sarasota Art Gallery, Florida, USA
1971 Miron Art Gallery, Lisbon
1972 “Artists of Brazil”, Museum of Contemporary Art, Skopje, Yugoslavia
1972 Kompaz Gallery, Sao Paulo
1973 “Brazilian Primitives”, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
1973 Museum of Folklore, Sao Paulo
1973 Plastic 73, Recife, Brazil
1974 Sao Paulo Biennial
1974 “Arte Brasil”, Coimbra, Portugal
1974 Gallery Center, Lisbon
1974 “Portugese Painters”, Cultural Center, Luxembourg
1974 “Music and Art”, Camoes Institute, Brussels
1974 “Painters of Brazil”, El Moli de la Torre Museum, Figueres, Spain
1974 Biennial of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo
1974 National Museum of Fine Arts, Rio de Janeiro
1974 National Musuem of Fine Arts, Santiago, Chile
1975 “The Art Brazil”, Tennessee Fine Arts Center, USA
1975 “Festival of Arts”, Birmington Museum of Arts, Alabama, USA
1976 “Engravers of Brazil”, RODART Art Gallery, Sao Paulo
1976 “Painters of Sao Paulo”, Pan American Health Organization, Washington, USA
1977 Club of Culture of Campinas Gallery, Sao Paulo
1978 Museum of Modern Art, Sao Paulo
1978 Santo Andre Town Cultural Center, Sao Paulo
1979 Sarasota Art Gallery, Florida, USA
1980 “Our People”, MASP, Museum of Art of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo
1980 Verao Festival, Guaruja, Sao Paulo
1980 Bahiarte Gallery, Londrina, Brazil
1981 Cultural Center of Guaruja, Sao Paulo
1981 Eduardo Gomes Art Salon, Sao Paulo
1981 Panorama Art Gallery, Salvador, Brazil
1982 “Mito e Magia del Colore”, Castell dell”Ovo, Naples, Italy
1982 Likonih Sarastrikov Museum, Trebnje, Yugoslavia
1982 Museum of Art of Joinville, Santa Catarina, Brazil
1982 House of Culture of Blumenau, Santa Catarina, Brazil
1982 House of Art, Vila Mariana, Sao Paulo
1982 MASP, Museum of Art of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo
1982 Plastic Arts Salon of Taboao da Serra, Sao Paulo
1982 MMM Molduras, Sao Paulo
1982 Sarasota Art Gallery, Sarasota, Florida, USA
1983 Municipal Art Gallery of Tokuyama, Japan
1983 Contemporary Art Museum of Campinas, Campinas, Sao Paulo
1983 Naןve Art Atelier, Campinas Airport, Brazil
1983 Tennis Club Art Gallery, Campinas, Sao Paulo
1984 Circolo Sardegna, Bologna, Italy
1984 House of Brazilian Art, Campinas, Sao Paulo
1984 Pietter Gallery, Sao Paulo
1984 Contemporary Art Museum of Campinas, Campinas, Sao Paulo
1985 Ariete Art Gallery, Bologna, Italy
1985 Municipal Art Gallery of Tokuyama, Japan
1985 Art Gallery, Riberao Preto, Brazil
1986 Osasco Museum of Art, Sao Paulo
1986 Museum of Modern Art of Mococa, Sao Paulo
1986 Sao Paulo International Airport, Sao Paulo
1987 “Colore e Clore del Brasile”, Castel Scalingero, Marostica, Veneto, Italy
1987 Centro Culturale Italo Brasiliano, Milano
1987 “Brasiliana”, Pinacoteca of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo
1987 Del Bello Art Gallery, Toronto, Canada
1987 “Arte Brazil”, Cultural Center of San Giuseppe Vesuviano, Napoly, Italy
1987 Montanary Cultural Center, Bologna, Italy
1987 Sesi Art Gallery, Sao Paulo
1987 Cultural Center of Town Hall, Campinas, Sao Paulo
1987 Contemporary Art Museum of Campinas, Campinas, Sao Paulo
1988 Italian-Brazilian Cultural Center, Milan, Italy
1988 Polivalente Cultural Center, San Giuseppe Vesuviano, Italy
1988 Architecture Art Gallery, Cornelio Procopio, Parana, Brazil
1989 Town Hall of Campinas, Campinas, Sao Paulo
1989 Hilton Hotel Art Gallery, Campinas, Sao Paulo
1990 “Art Expo 90”, UNESCO, Paris
1990 Town Hall of Cerizay Art Gallery, Cerizay, France
1990 Borghese Art Gallery, Rio de Janeiro
1990 Apice Art Gallery, Jundiai, Sao Paulo
1990 Nirceu Art Gallery, Braganca Paulista, Sao Paulo
1990 Museum of Modern Art of Mococa, Sao Paulo
1990 House of Brazilian Art, Campinas, Sao Paulo
1990 Diplomatic Bazaar, International Fair of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal
1990 Portal Art Gallery, Sao Paulo
1991 Sao Pedro de Moel Center, Marinha Grande, Portugal
1991 Roca Art Gallery, Marinha Grande, Portugal
1991 Miron Art Gallery, Lisbon
1991 Casino Estoril Art Gallery, Estoril, Portugal
1991 Embassy of Brazil, Lisbon
1992 Caixa da Arte Art Gallery, Oporto, Gallery
1992 Copicolor Art Gallery, Lisbon
1992 Casino Estoril Art Gallery, Estoril, Portugal
1992 Chez Chica Art Gallery, Paris
1992 Porto Art Gallery 245, Porto, Portugal
1992 Le Voyageurs Art Gallery, Paris
1992 Galeao Art Gallery, Paredes, Portugal
1992 Delta Cultural Center, Oporto, Portugal
1992 Municipal Museum of Lousa, Lousa, Portugal
1992 Xadres das Artes Art Gallery, Oporto, Portugal
1992 Cassino Espinho, Oporto, Portugal
1992 Faculty of Economy of Porto, Oporto, Portugal
1992 Chiado Town Hall, Coimbra, Portugal
1992 Vieira Art Gallery, Lisbon
1993 “Brasil, Bresil”, Levallois Cultural Center, Perret, France
1993 Santiago Art Gallery, Almada, Portugal
1993 International Museum of Guimaraes, Portugal
1993 Castel Scalingero, Marostica, Venice, Italy
1994 Sydney Bichet Cultural Center, Garches, France
1994 “Lisboa 94 Capital of Culture”, Convento Dos Cardaes, Lisbon
1995 Potthoff Art Gallery, Lisbon
1995 Le Coteaux D’Avignon, Avignon, France
1995 Nova Imagem Art Gallery, Lisbon Art Gallery, Lisbon
1995 Belo Belo Art Gallery, Braga, Portugal
1996 Blanc Mesnil, Paris
1996 Center of Brazil, Paris
1996 Casino Estoril Art Gallery, Estoril, Portugal
1997 “Brazil 97”, Thompson’s Art Gallery, London
1997 The Economist Art Gallery, London
1997 “Coulor Latine”, Philippe Auguste Cultural Center, Vernon, France
1997 Jacques Ardies Art Gallery, Sao Paulo
1997 Space of Art, Escorial, Lisbon
1997 Vera Ferro Art Gallery, Campinas, Sao Paulo
1997 Cultural Center of Villa de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
1998 “Lisbon Expo 98”, Lisbon
1998 Prades Cultural Center, Prades, Portugal
1998 “L’Art Du Vin”, Le Coteaux d’Avignon, France
1998 Penta Art Gallery, Lisbon
1998 Sheraton Hotel Art Gallery, Lisbon
1999 El Moli De La Torre Museum, Figueres, Spain
1999 Nova Imagem Art Gallery, Lisbon
1999 Edmundo Cruz Art Gallery, Colares, Portugal
1999 Biennial of Nazare, Nazare, Portugal
2000 Quintadas Cruzadas, Sintra, Portugal
2000 Almatea Art Gallery, Madrid
2000 Biennial of Figurative Art, Alenquer, Portugal
2001 International Artists, Helsinky, Finland
2001 Museum da Agua, Lisbon
2001 Individual Gallery Center, Amoreiras Shopping Center, Lisbon
2001 Ao Quadrado Art Gallery, Santa Maria da Feira, Portugal
2002 Cultural Center of Portugal, Luxembourg
2002 Space Number One, Alcochete, Portugal
2002 Amoreiras Gallery Center, Lisbon
2002 Exposicao Artistas Lusofonos, Serpa Alentejo, Portugal
2002 Kelekian Art Gallery, Beirut, Lebanon
2002 “Music and Art”, Camoes Institute, Brussels
2002 Casa da Guia Gallery, Cascais, Portugal
2002 Private Art Gallery, Albufeira, Algarve, Portugal
2002 Luxembourg Center, Luxembourg
2002 Museu Mae D’Agia, Lisbon
2002 ARS Gallery, Lisbon
2002 Oboe Cultural Center, Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil
2002 “Brazil- 500 Years”, Quintadas Cruzadas, Sintra, Portugal
2003 Artexpo 2003, Jacobs Javits Convention Center, New York
2003 Encina Space, San Sebastian De Los Reyes, Madrid
2003 Jacques Ardies Gallery, Sao Paulo
2003 Solano Art Gallery, Albacete, Spain
2003 Arte & Mar Art Gallery, Sesimbra, Portugal
2003 Edmundo Cruz Art Gallery, Colares, Portugal
2003 Museu da Agua, Lisbon
2003 Sacramento Art Gallery, Aveiro, Portugal
2003 Campo Club Space, San Sebastian De Los Reyes, Madrid
2003 Kelekian Art Gallery, Beirut, Lebanon
2003 Pedra de Guilhim Art Gallery, Nazare, Portugal
2003 Pavilhao da Expo, Serpa, Portugal
2003 Amatea Art Gallery, Madrid
2003 Museum of Folklore of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo
2004 Museum of Communications, Lisbon
2004 Beloura Art Gallery, Sintra, Portugal
2004 Solano Art Gallery, Albacete, Spain
2004 Marriot Resort Gallery, Obidos, Portugal
2004 Casa da Guia Art Gallery, Cascais, Portugal
2004 Amoreiras Art Gallery, Lisbon
2005 Casino Estoril Art Gallery, Estoril, Portugal
2005 Kelekian Art Gallery, Beirut, Lebanon
2005 Sharshart Museum, United Arab Emirates
2005 Art and Idea Municipal Cultural Center, Seia, Portugal
2010 "Mistura Fina", Jaques Ardie Gallery, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Prizes
1970 Gold Medal, Salon of Modern Art of Atibaia, Sao Paulo
1982 1st Prize, Plastic Arts Salon of Taboao da Serra, Sao Paulo

Bibliography
“Aspects of Plastic Arts in Portugal”, Infante do Carmo, Portugal
“Panorama of Portuguese-Brazilian Plastic Arts”
“Naןve Art in Brazil”, Jacques Ardies, 1998, Sao Paulo

 

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